Meet the manager

Auscap Asset Management (Auscap) is a value based equities manager founded in 2012. Auscap manages the Auscap Long Short Australian Equities Fund which targets strong absolute risk-adjusted returns, looking to invest in companies that are considered by Auscap to generate strong cash flows and to be trading at attractive prices. The investment team has over 50 years of combined experience in the financial services industry from leading investment managers and global investment banks. The investment team are significantly co-invested in the Auscap funds.

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Analysing FY14 Fund Returns

September Newsletter | In this edition we analyse the returns delivered by the Fund in FY14 in terms of single stock and sector contributions. ... Read more

Is Now A Good Time To Buy Equities?

August Newsletter | Is now a good time to buy equities? It's the number one question asked of finance professionals. In our August newsletter we provide our view on the perennial question all investors would like an answer to. We look at this in the ... Read more

Differentiating Risk From Volatility

July Newsletter | Differentiating risk from volatility. Low volatility has been a feature of financial markets of late. The US market has been particularly benign, with volatility at levels not seen since 2006. The S&P 500 has just gone through ... Read more

Avoiding The Double Whammy: Why We Prefer Value To Growth

June Newsletter | Value investing is about discounting the unpredictable future and valuing what we can assess today. We value the current earnings stream, to the extent that we can assume it will continue for some time, considerably more than we ... Read more

Auscap Awarded Eurekahedge Best New Asian Hedge Fund

The Auscap Long Short Australian Equities Fund has received the Eurekahedge Best New Asian Hedge Fund Award at the Eurekahedge Asian Hedge Fund Awards 2014 ceremony in Capella Singapore on 23 May 2014. The Auscap Team are grateful and humbled and ... Read more

Australian Government Budget 2014: Implications For Discretionary Spend

May Newsletter | What impact will the Australian Federal Budget have on discretionary expenditure? In our most recent newsletter we compare the 2014 Budget with the contractionary 1996 Budget and assess the potential impact on discretionary retail ... Read more

Real Yield & Relative Value

April Newsletter | In this edition we discuss our thoughts on the real yield offered by equities, that is, the yield offered by equities after deducting for the effect of inflation. We look at current real yields, from both an earnings and a dividend ... Read more

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